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Stories about Media & Journalism
25 August 2016
From rape victims to democratic party donors, WikiLeaks' latest data dumps demonstrate a disturbing trend of publishing the personal information of private individuals.
24 August 2016
"Zambia is slowly becoming a court room. We all must be careful when we speak out on issues of national interest."
Residents and investigative journalists have been using mobile phones and even drones to expose how mining is destroying the country’s watersheds and rivers.
22 August 2016
In India, a Nationalistic ‘Witch Hunt’ Targets Journalists Who Exposed #BabyLift Trafficking Operation
According to its constitution, India is a secular republic with freedom of expression, but it also prohibits anything that hurts religious or ethnic sensitivities.
20 August 2016
Supporters of Hrant Dink are quietly hopeful that some of those responsible for his death, if not all, are about to face punishment.
"While the toad's era was not free, it looked better than [Xi's] era...Chinese people worshiping the toad is similar to prisoners in confinement, missing their brief outdoor recess."
19 August 2016
A new report reveals the depth of the horrors happening inside Syria's most notorious torture prison, which one well-known Syrian dissident called "the most horrible place on earth".
18 August 2016
"Praise be to HT's mobile editor Yusuf Omar for turning a pointless innovation into a powerful upliftment tool."
16 August 2016
With a focus on India, Video Volunteers trains disadvantaged citizens in video journalism and data gathering so they have a voice in media and can demand their rights.
13 August 2016
Russian state television may have broadcast false evidence released by the Federal Security Service allegedly showing the discovery of a weapons cache belonging to Ukrainian “saboteurs” caught in Crimea.
11 August 2016
Mehmood's death in the Quetta hospital bombing is a monumental loss. The media industry helped transform him from a security guard into a skilled media professional.
10 August 2016
The fact that Iran remains for westerners an exotic and mysterious land whose "complex history" requires "untangling" by experts, puts serious limits on the possibilities for genuine engagement.
7 August 2016
Puerto Ricans work, love, live and struggle daily to resist not only the Zika virus, but something much more devastating: more than a century of colonialism and its many consequences.
6 August 2016
Mexico and Latin America will be able to follow Rio's 2016 Olympic Games on digital media -- a novelty for the region and a loss for Open TV.
5 August 2016
The Supreme Court's dismissal of a case questioning the legality of putting Muslims under surveillance based on their religion alone brought a long series of court battles to an end.
"Why the so-called developed countries don't stop hating on #Brazil and allow the rest of us to enjoy the @Olympics? Goodness gracious!"
4 August 2016
Many believe that the state can monitor any Eritrean, in any corner of the world. The regime has successfully portrayed itself as omnipresent—this is fundamental to its survival.
2 August 2016
Politically engaged Russian social media users are making their opinions on Donald Trump known. Mostly, they seem to be quite taken with the man—for some very different reasons.